Disable by default KRandR in 4.11

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at kde.org
Thu Jul 4 03:45:59 UTC 2013

On Thu, Jul 4, 2013 at 11:06 AM, Àlex Fiestas <afiestas at kde.org> wrote:
> Hi there
> I want to propose to disable by default KRandR from kde-workspace release
> for 4.11.
> While I'm considered the maintainer of KRandR truth is I have never been it,
> I just made it "work" around 4.7 times but it is still full of bugs and
> annoyances.
> Since we have KScreen (which tomorrow I will propose for Extragear) which
> almost all distributions are shipping I see no point on keeping KRandR
> around, specially in 4.11 that will be the last release of 4.11.
> KScreen is rock solid, it has two maintainers taking care of it, it is way
> more advanced and complete than KRandR and it is trusted enough so
> distributions like RHEL are going to ship it.
> Ideally I would like to remove the source code completely, but I guess we
> are too late into 4.11 to do such thing.

Big +1 from my side.
The problems with KRandR often cause users problems, especially with
respect to the saving of settings - which KScreen handles much better.

> Cheers !

Ben Cooksley

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